Windows professional 64 bit 2.5gb memory fail

Hello, can partition ram be used to upgrade from 32bit to windows professional 64 bit? my notebook has 2.5gb of physical memory, 6.89gb of virtual memory(4gb partition), and 320 HDD. windows 7 installed from my sister was an upgrade verison on a clean drive, and so windows isn't valid anymore with that product key. I ask because from school i recieved a free fresh install version of windows 7 64 bit. would their be anyway to run a 64bit if partition ram couldn't help?
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  1. Is there a reason you want to install windows 7 64BIT? You current system is fine runnign 32BIT because your system ram is only 2.5GB (less than 4GB) and you virtual memory isn't effected by the limitations of your windows 32bit OS
  2. Ram Partition ???? hmmm Partition for HDD not RAM! , u can install win7 64 in other Partition, use Software EasyBCD for Dual Boot : & can download here : http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/OS-Enhancements/EasyBCD.shtml ;)
  3. 64bit will work, it does not require 4Gb of Ram, bujt it can use more than 4Gb.
  4. giu1ian0 said:
    Hello, can partition ram be used to upgrade from 32bit to windows professional 64 bit? my notebook has 2.5gb of physical memory, 6.89gb of virtual memory(4gb partition), and 320 HDD. windows 7 installed from my sister was an upgrade verison on a clean drive, and so windows isn't valid anymore with that product key. I ask because from school i recieved a free fresh install version of windows 7 64 bit. would their be anyway to run a 64bit if partition ram couldn't help?

    no..
    it's all about physical memory in this case and you state it's only 2.5GB.
    you need to stay with 32-bit.
    it will run just fine..
  5. Windows 7 64-bit will run with 2Gb ram minimum if you have more ram the better you have 2.5 so should run.
  6. yah, but who wants to run a 64-bit with 2GB of RAM....?
    not anyone who knows better..
  7. 2.5GB for software graphic like corel,photosop, Ai, same speed with min RAM but for Video editing,game,3D,AE not fast ! :D
  8. verbalizer said:
    yah, but who wants to run a 64-bit with 2GB of RAM....?
    not anyone who knows better..


    If the op is using memory intensive programs and running multiple programs in the background more ram will be needed above the 2.5gb which i said would run but didn't state that it would run perfect as op hasn't said.

    I was just trying to help but your last statement not helpful.
  9. depends on how you look at it...;)
  10. verbalizer said:
    depends on how you look at it...;)


    Hmmm yes man :pt1cable:
  11. i picked up the win7 86bit(a.k.a 32bit) but i want the 64bit because with windows7 32bit as we all know it limits physical RAM at 4GB but what i did not know is it also limits partition RAM too; however, partition virtual disk drive is not affected to this limitation and i wish i had a better knowledge with how to use it.
  12. First of all I would check if you have a 64-bit compatible CPU, if you don't then you can either upgrade or don't bother.

    From what I understand, you cannot run a 64-bit OS without a 64-bit compatible CPU.
  13. giu1ian0 said:
    i picked up the win7 86bit(a.k.a 32bit) but i want the 64bit because with windows7 32bit as we all know it limits physical RAM at 4GB but what i did not know is it also limits partition RAM too; however, partition virtual disk drive is not affected to this limitation and i wish i had a better knowledge with how to use it.

    sounds like your still a little confused.
    first list your unit specs and then re-think your question you need to ask.
  14. no benefits stick with what you have!
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